Drinking cup (kylix)
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 010.
Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); diameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
A youth in Thracian costume: animal-skin boots, chiton, embroidered chlamys, and hood with long lappets - riding a horse to left. Greek inscription in purple by the potter (beginning on the bottom edge of the tondo by the horse’s front legs): “Hermaios made [it]” (HE[R]MA[IOS EPOIESE]N).
Condition: Cup was cut down to size of interior tondo. Part of that and of foot missing.
"Hermaios made [it]" (HE[R]MA[IOS EPOIESE]N)
by the potter: "Hermaios made [it]" (HE[R]MA[IOS EPOIESE]N)
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900